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NASA confirms delays in Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew flights

NASA also said SpaceX will launch an uncrewed flight test in November, with Boeing not expected to do that until late in 2018 or in the early part of next y...


Mars will look 3 times larger in the sky tonight

Besides, there's no oxygen whatsoever on Mars, and the temperatures would freeze you up. While Earth's closest neighbouring planet will be clearly visible to ...


Next Month, NASA Will Be Declaring Crew Members For SpaceX And Boeing

Each company's new ship could be test-launched (without any astronauts inside) by the end of the year. They're both the result of NASA's Commercial Crew Prog...


Trump administration plans to lower auto emissions standards

Their proposed rule calls for replacing an aggressive 2012 rule for increasing fuel efficiency in cars and light trucks from 2022 through 2025. The company we...


Trump Pumps the Brakes on Obama-Era Fuel Standards - Hit & Run

As anticipated , the proposal essentially rolls back Obama-era regulations that were meant to force automakers to improve their vehicles' efficiency. "The cle...


Humans Have Already Depleted Earth’s Resources For The Year

GFN warns that "ecological overspending" may result in deforestation, collapsing fisheries, fresh water scarcity, soil erosion, loss of biodiversity and clim...


Date, timings and how to watch the blood moon

Sky-watchers will also be able to see Mars burning brightly in the sky, looking like an orange-red star. The eclipse will already have started by the time ...


Coles Backflips On Plastic Bag Ban, Again

Supermarket chain Coles said Wednesday that it was dropping plans to charge for the bags, saying shoppers had struggled to adjust to the change. Greenpeace ha...


NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) begins operations

The United States space agency had launched the satellite TESS in April 2018 and it is one of the most advanced and latest satellites that NASA has sent...


Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

July 31 marks a significant day in space science . Each planet has its own orbit around the sun, and takes a fixed time to complete a revolution around it. A...


Mars makes its closest approach in 15 years

ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission was launched on November 5, 2013 keeping in view the Mars Opposition event of year 2014. Scientists had hoped they would be able to ...


Don't call it a wholphin: First sighting of rare whale-dolphin hybrid

The discovery, made previous year, was confirmed this week in a report released by researchers with the Cascadia Research Collective , a nonprofit which in Aug...


Giuliani: Trump, Cohen legal teams sever ties

President Donald Trump's eldest son changed his account of the meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign over the weekend, saying Sunday J...


New Hubble Space Telescope Photos of Mars and Saturn

These features were interpreted as due to the propagation of the radar signals through a very cold layer of pure water ice having negligible attenuation. Of cou...


Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today

The occurrence is sometimes called a " blood moon " because - according to a NASA blog - "the light passing through the Earth's atmosphere and falling on the ...


Blood Moon dazzles, was longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

Stargazers across Russian Federation were in for a treat on Friday night when a blood-red moon moved into Earth's shadow for the longest lunar eclipse of th...


‘Come and take it’ - Meme warriors fight California plastic straws ban

They save time (hello, throwing dishes away instead of washing them), and they decrease clutter (no need to store those cups in your cabinets). Banning plast...


How To Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century

When the moon moves into the conical shadow of the earth, it goes from being illuminated by the sun to being dark. The enchanting red color of the moon wa...


Italian Space Agency says it’s found evidence of water on Mars

Apparently, the discovery was made using Marsis (Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding), a radar instrument that is used by scientist to ...


Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice

But now, after analyzing data collected by the Mars Express orbiter over the past 15 years, scientists have come to the stunning conclusion that there is liquid...